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Lower Throat / Upper Chest Pain

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 6, 2007
  • 07:47 PM

I have a pain that just occured this morning, a very aggravating and sharp pain when I swallow. Most of you are probably thinking strep throat or something to that effect, but I can cough as hard as I can and there is no pain whatsoever.

I can be sitting and move a little bit and my lower throat / upper chest will be in sharp pain that subsides fast but lingers as a minor ache afterward then it just goes away.

But it still hurts you know I can drink and eat and feel minor pain but I can do something as simple as swallow my saliva and i will get the sharpest pain in my lower throat/neck and upper chest right where my head connects my shoulders.

I have never experienced anything like this tried to go to doctor but hes out called and they have me an endoscopy appt on Monday but said if it gets worse to go to the ER.

I smoke cigarettes heavily in the past over a pack a day. Also use chewing tobacco and have recently drank excessive amounts of alcohol (july 4th-5th).

If you need more info just ask hopefully one of u all kno whats up. Thanks in advance!

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